In Denver, Colorado, a local man got accused of killing his wife and said he was under the fascination of marijuana when he ate marijuana-filled candy, which made him kill his wife, got a prison sentence for 30 years.
The situation also raised concern over the ability of the pot smokers as well as other pot edibles, which may result in this type of hallucinations with an urge to kill his wife without any reason.
According to the court, the convict Richard Kirk initially pleaded not guilty to the accusation of shooting his wife Kristine Kirk, when this case started in the year 2014. But, in this year February, Richard pleaded guilty to second-degree murder of his wife, however, on the ground of intoxicated with marijuana, which has psychoactive ingredient, Kirk’s lawyer asked for leniency. And, at last on this Friday, Richard was sentenced to life in prison, as for 30 years for the murder charge of his wife.
On the other hand, during the incident happens, the victim Kristin Kirk, call 911 dispatchers to tell on her husband, as Richard is hallucinating after eating candy stuffed with marijuana, and head to the room to get his gun.
The investigators who were looking into the matter found, the gun was always locked inside a safe, and the killer was hallucinating, and still remembered the safe’s code and took the gun. The investigators even found that the family was having a financial crisis during the shooting incident occurs, it also opens a new way for the killings.